How do I find a grid reference?

Finding a location by National Grid reference Click on the ‘Find by Grid Reference’ menu option, this will display the Go To Location search box. Enter in the X and Y co-ordinates (Eastings and Northings) in to the relevant boxes and click ‘Go’. The selected location should now be shown in the middle of map window.

How do I find a Grid Reference on Google Earth?

  1. Open Google Earth.
  2. At the top, click Tools. Options.
  3. Click 3D View. Then, under “Show Lat/Long,” choose a display format.
  4. Click OK. Coordinates will be displayed in the lower right corner.

How accurate is a 10 figure grid reference?

Geograph will accept grid references with as little precision as the grid square itself, i.e. 4 figures, or up to 10 figures, which would theoretically locate a feature on the ground with a precision of a 1 metre by 1 metre square.

How accurate is a six figure grid?

On a 6-figure grid reference the last digit refers to a tenth of the distance between the 1km grid reference lines, so the reference is only accurate to within 100 metres.

Are 6 figure grids accurate?

What is the accuracy of a 6 figure grid reference? A 6 figure grid reference will cover an area of 100m by 100m, i.e. 10,000 square meters, an area bigger than Wembley football pitch.

How do I find a grid reference in UK?

UK Grid Reference Finder. Instructions: Simply right click on the map to find a grid reference at that point. Enter a location search below to zoom to the approximate location. Post Code. Go. Location (Road , Town) Go. Grid Reference. Go.

How do I find an Ordnance Survey grid reference?

Ordnance Survey – Grid Reference Finder Use this tool to find an Ordnance Survey Reference by clicking on the map or searching for a location using the search box. Click on the Map for the Ordnance Survey Grid Reference

How do I get the location of an OS grid reference?

Get a map showing the location of an OS Grid Reference. Type an OS (UK Ordnance Survey) Grid Reference in the box using a format similar to SK123456 then click the red button to get the map. [For 1:50,000 scale map] Click here for advice on how to get a Postcode from the map (Useful for setting a Satnav) Last updated 25.6.2010.